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Habitat For Humanity Challenge: 7 Homes In 7 Days

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Volunteers for Habitat for Humanity work on a home in Detroit. (WWJ/Pat Sweeting)

Volunteers for Habitat for Humanity work on a home in Detroit. (WWJ/Pat Sweeting)

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DETROIT (WWJ) – The goal is seven homes in seven days. Over a 1,000 volunteers will take part in building of homes for low-income families in the Morningside Commons neighborhood on Detroit’s east side.

Habitat for Humanity Detroit kicked-off its 2013 Fall Blitz Build over the weekend and the building continues Monday.

Habitat For Humanity Blitz Build '13 [5]The homes being built will provide safety, affordability, and energy-efficient housing for seven families.

Habitat Detroit started its community revitalization work in the Morningside neighborhood in 2006 and will complete its 100th house in the community during this build. “We are committed to rebuilding Detroit, one neighborhood at a time,” said Vincent Tilford, Executive Director of Habitat Detroit.

“We are very appreciative and proud of the corporate and faith-based sponsors who have provided funds and volunteers to build these homes.”

Tilford added that many people need decent affordable homes where they can raise their kids in a healthy environment.

Find out more about Habitat For Humanity - [HERE]

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